Cover Letter for Storekeeper

Storekeepers are a multi-talented people who oversee different work areas in a retail outlet. They are also hired by independent businesses such as bakery, book store, nursery, any shop that stock and sell consumer goods. They are the most essential team member of a retail business. If you are trying for a retail position as a storekeeper, you need to separate yourself from other candidates with a good cover letter.

The letter has to show that you are interested in the position, qualified and experienced to shoulder daily tasks in a store. As a storekeeper, you roll is multi-faceted. Though you cannot include all he job aspects in the cover letter, you must at least indicate that you have overseen them and can do the same for the new employer. The cover letter could be impressive if you focus on the duties mentioned in the job advertisement.

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Cover Letter Sample

Warren Friedlander
452, Eldridge Road
Wichita, Kansas 67201
Phone: (323) 625 0864
Cell: (999) 872 0072

November 01, 2013

Gareth Springs
Human Resources
ABC Departmental Store
68, Cavalry Road
Wichita, Kansas 67221

Subject: Application for the position of Storekeeper

Dear Mr. Springs,

The job advertisement for a Storekeeper position that you posted in the newspaper “Wichita Express,” dated, October 25, 2013, is like a fresh morning breeze that enters your bedroom though the windows and gently wakes you up. Reading this good news with a cup of coffee is a great experience. As I want this experience to last forever, I am sending this application for the Storekeeper position.

This is an exciting opportunity, and I wanted my application to be the first on your table. Hence I on my personal computer immediately to type this application. I have been in the retail industry for eight years and have performed all key responsibilities diligently and accurately. I have mastered the art of store-keeping perfectly. I can handle complete administrative duties, bookkeeping, promotion activities, site maintenance, and staff management.

I have a leadership flair and have supervised a staff ranging in numbers from 20 to 70. In these many years, I have hired and fired hundreds of employees. I have also been conducting training for staff and taught them how to deal with customers, attend their needs and solve their queries, maintain cleanliness inside the store, display products in an attractive fashion on the shelves, etc.

Taking inventory and keeping correct records of goods on the shelves and inside the store are my specialty. I never allow any product in demand to go out of stock, unless a delay occurs through the manufacturer's side. I set sales goals and motivate the store team to achieve it. I have also increased the database of suppliers and negotiated prices in the interest of the store. I would like to use all these experiences for your store.

I would like to tell and prove you what more I can do for ABC Departmental Store. For that, a meeting between us is very essential. If you could call me at (999) 872 0072 during lunchtime, we can decide on the time and day of our meeting. Thank you for the job advertisement and your time.


Warren Friedlander

Enclosure: Resume

This storekeeper cover letter has an interesting start any employer would be forced to read further. Imagine any creative introduction just like this sample letter and stand different from other candidates.

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